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Salary Surveys


  • Base salary and total compensation
  • Impact of gender and age on compensation,
  • Effect of CMA certification on members’ earnings, and
  • Items related to job satisfaction, including hours worked and benefits received.

Key Insights:
  • Globally, the median base salary and total compensation is 61% higher for CMAs over non-CMAs.
  • CMAs of all ages earn more than non-CMAs. Those aged 30-39 receive the greatest premium, with a median salary 50% greater than their non-CMA peers.
  • CMAs believe their certification creates career opportunities and strengthens their ability to move across business areas.

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